It may be August, but it feels like September, and I couldn’t be happier! I love when I can leave the windows open all day and not feel as though I might burst into flame. This week, I’ve also been more focused on collecting information from all of our attorneys around the world (even those without RSS feeds), so we have some really great content coming in! In fact, we’re doing a top six this week, because so many of our articles were tied for popularity!
- Schools face new bullying law challenge from Gadens Lawyers: New bullying law go into effect on 1 January 2014 in Australia, and this will have some interesting implications for schools, who are more broadly defining "employees."
- Privacy Primer – Edition 6 from Gadens Lawyers: Gadens is continuing to review the Privacy Amendment Act of 2012 with their sixth edition.
- A Candid Conversation on the Economic Outlook & Agency Midyear Forecast with TBWAChiatDay’s Neal Grossman from Davis & Gilbert: Ron Urbach has another great "How I see it/How the industry sees it" post looking at the midyear forecast for the advertising industry.
- T.G.I. Fridays Settles With DOL For FMLA Policy and Procedure Violations from Epstein Becker & Green: EBG recommends that employers review their FMLA policies in light of the recent TGI Fridays’ settlement.
- Earthquake-prone buildings – an update from Burton & Co: the New Zealand government recently released their new earthquake-prone buildings policy, even more timely with the recent NZ earthquake.
- Changes to the Public Works Act from Burton & Co: Changes are coming to the Public Works Act in New Zealand, and Burton & Co discusses a few of them here.
Enjoy this beautiful weather while it lasts!